Social Media, Your Misogynoir Is Showing AGAIN

(I have previously written about Lizzo, Summer Walker, and Twitter’s obsession with humbling Black women. Just click the keywords for the link!) Examples of the “jokes” about Meg Last week, Twitter joked about Megan Thee Stallion being shot and prayed for Kanye’s health in the same breath. We revisit social media’s love of using Black … Continue reading Social Media, Your Misogynoir Is Showing AGAIN

“Black Lives Matter” (Terms and Conditions May Apply)

(June 18, 2020- 5:30pm) Trigger Warning: Sexual assault, Death, and Abuse A message for the Black men who think they’re exempt from criticism because they aren’t directly hurting others in their community- Do you hold other Black men accountable? Do you associate with abusers? Do you intervene when you see a Black woman being assaulted … Continue reading “Black Lives Matter” (Terms and Conditions May Apply)

Multiple Black Women Killed In Past Week: Where’s The Outrage Detroit?

To say I’m pissed off, would be an understatement. Black women are being murdered back to back in Detroit with little to no outrage. In the past week, multiple Black women have been murdered in the same area: Detroit’s east side, many near the Downtown area. These stories are alarming. So why aren’t the police … Continue reading Multiple Black Women Killed In Past Week: Where’s The Outrage Detroit?

Twitter is Obsessed with “Humbling” Black Women

Black women are berated for loving themselves and being loved by others. This misogynoir has been highlighted by social media outlets like Twitter. People unite to invalidate the confidence, looks, and praises of various Black women on a daily basis. The constant digs almost seem like a way to “humble” these women. Megan the Stallion’s … Continue reading Twitter is Obsessed with “Humbling” Black Women

Celebrating Black Women’s History Month: 30 Times Black Women Were Everything

To end Black Women's History Month, here's a list of the thirty times Black women were excellent, everything, fierce, strong, iconic- I can go on. It was hard choosing what to include in only thirty slots and this is in no particular order. Black women have been doing the damn thing for centuries. I could've … Continue reading Celebrating Black Women’s History Month: 30 Times Black Women Were Everything